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USC Reportedly On Verge Of Offensive Coordinator Hire

A general view of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 11: General view of action as the Oregon Ducks take on the USC Trojans on November 11, 2006 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The Trojans defeated the Ducks 35-10. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

USC's football program is reportedly on the verge of a new offensive coordinator hire.

The Trojans are looking to hire a new offensive coordinator in the wake of Kliff Kingsbury's departure to the NFL. Kingsbury was hired by USC as offensive coordinator in December, though he ended up leaving the program for the Arizona Cardinals' head coaching job.

USC is apparently close to hiring another former Texas Tech quarterback for the position.

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that USC has interviewed former Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell for the position.

Harrell, 33, has been North Texas' offensive coordinator since 2016.

A deal isn't official yet, but it's close, according to reports.

"Today USC interviewed North Texas offensive coordinator Graham Harrell, another former Texas Tech QB and "Air Raid" disciple, for the OC/QB opening vacated by Kliff Kingsbury. Harrell's father, Sam, told the Times there is not a deal in place, but it's in the 'working stages'" Brady McCollough reports.

Harrell played at Texas Tech in the late 2000s before spending a couple of seasons in the NFL and CFL.

He's been in coaching since 2009, beginning his career at Oklahoma State.

Stay tuned.